Catering to the Pressed-For-Time Diner

Lunch hour is one of the few times of the day workers can relax and recharge their minds. The challenge for restaurant operators is finding ways to maximize that time.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: Long Range Systems




How to Boost Employee Engagement and Deliver Great Customer Experiences

This Quick-Start Guide provides QSRs with strategic insight into how they can boost both employee engagement and customer experiences—including actionable steps and solutions to use to speed up the process.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: HotSchedules




Why QSRs Need to Use Scheduling Templates

With labor budgets constantly in flux, QSR owners and operators are always looking for ways to cut costs and grow workable profit margins. A restaurant employee scheduling solution with template capabilities is an easy and intelligent method of reducing the time it takes to build accurate schedules from hours to mere minutes.

Type: White Paper

Sponsor: HotSchedules


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Solutions for all that cash you're tossing in your QSR's trash

By Geoffrey Aardsma/Enevo vice president of client services One person's trash is another's treasure, and that is particularly true when it comes to QSR trash, which most operators see as little more than a small line-item in their operating budgets....

Worldwide expansion: Where to go and who to know

The old adage of "getting to know the locals" is more relevant today than ever for restaurant chains. Here, Euromonitor's Stephen Dutton spells out three guiding principles proven in global restaurant market research.

Employees wandering away? 5 sure-fire actions to take now

To stay successful, you must ensure your employees are happy or they will look elsewhere. So what then, are the driving motivators for employees to change jobs? And how can you prevent them from doing just that? Here are five key actions you can take now to retain those employees well into the future.

High-touch leadership: The silver bullet in a high-tech QSR world

I love technology as much anyone, and firmly believe that it's an accelerator that not only drives sales and traffic, but also helps to develop great people. But as great as technology is, there is still no substitute for high-touch leadership.

Krystal proves hurricane response plans help

Many QSR chains lack hurricane response plans, citing the unique challenge that each storm presents. Not so though for Krystal, whose thorough hurricane pre-planning helped the chain and surrounding communities recover more quickly.

Key QSR delivery take-outs from wider world of retail ecommerce

The growth of third-party delivery services both threatens and provides opportunities for the dramatically changing QSR industry. But the good news is that ecommerce and the larger retail industry have already blazed a trail filled with key teachings.

QSRs survive, help communities thrive, even after '1-2' hurricane punch

QSRs and restaurants of all kinds play a key role in helping communities come back to life after hurricanes hit.

Restaurants aiding Hurricane Harvey victims: part 2

The industry, once again, is proving it’s resilient and will always step up when needed.

Judge strikes down Obama's OT ruling, industry leaders urge compromise

While many restaurateurs might be relieved to hear that a Texas judge struck down the 2016 rule expanding overtime protection to millions of white collar workers, one industry leader said it signaled a need for compromise.

Help from restaurant industry pours into Texas, Louisiana's flooded areas

Brands and vendors in the restaurant industry have donated millions of dollars to help flood victims.

Caliburger’s CEO offers vision for automated restaurants

Automated restaurants, driven by artificial intelligence and robots, is closer than many think, according to the CEO of a company involved with automation technology and foodservice.

3 ways to measure cannibalization

Any change creates two types of results: those that are intended, and those that are unintended. Cannibalization is an example of an unintended consequence to a change. Here are three ways to effectively analyze the impacts of cannibalization in your restaurants.

Are you paying to power your competitor when they could be paying for you?

By Jeff Julia/Author, Navigating the Maze of Energy Efficiency Projects If your brand isn't doing some energy-saving projects, you're likely paying for your competitors to do so, at least in part, through the rebate checks your competitors are getting for...

4 ways to mitigate employee turnover risks

Doug Sutton, president of Steritech, discusses how to handle high employee turnover and how to avoid some serious pitfalls in training and oversight.

QSRs: Born for the integrated tech that customers demand now

The news is everywhere in the restaurant business: Customers want more eat-at-home options. QSR concepts have a unique opportunity to meet that need built into their DNA.

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